Balbir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on February 26, 1991

Male, age 34


Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Balbir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on February 26, 1991, in Bihar, by Army


Prior Abuse

Prior detentions

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution on February 26, 1991

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

Yes

Condition of corpse

Bullet wounds


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Bihar, Army

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, Army, from Sarhali Kalan, Amritsar

Response by officials

Admitted extrajudicial execution with no explanation

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Employment


Connected Victims

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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